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Lawyer , legal educator

Sidney Henry Willig, American lawyer, legal educator. Bar: New York 1950, Pennsylvania 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973; certified teacher; licensed pharmacist.


Willig, Sidney Henry was born on July 2, 1919 in New York City. Son of Wilhelm Wolf and Jean Leah (Levine) Willig.


AB, Brooklyn College, 1938. Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School, 1958. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, St. Johns University, Queens, New York, 1947.

Master of Arts, City University of New York, 1952.


Sales representative, Winthrop Chemical Company. New York City, 1947-1952;regional sales manager, Winthrop Breon Inc., New York City, 1952-1954;director regulatory affairs, Winthrop laboratories, New York City, 1954-1967;professor Law School, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1967-1987;professor School of Dentistry and Pharmacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1967-1985;of counsel, Sterling Drug Inc., New York City, 1967-1986;associate general counsel, director litigation, Sterling Drug Inc., New York City, since 1987. Adjunct Professor law St. John's U. College Pharmacology and Nursing, Queens, 1958-1964.

Professor Pennsylvania College Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, 1977-1986. Consultant Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1973-1978. Advisor to assistant secretary Health Medical Malpractice Insurance, Washington, 1975.

Deputy attorney general Attorney General' General’ s Office, State of New York, 1957, 58.


  • Bar: New York 1950, Pennsylvania 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973. Certified teacher; licensed pharmacist.



President St. John's University Alumni Federation, Queens, 1954-1960. Co-chair Staten Island Beautification Committee, 1962-1965. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1949, European Theatre of Operations.

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Delaware Valley College Consortium (co-board directors), Association of Food and Drug Officials (associate), Defense Research Institute (chair committee 1990-1991), American Association Law Schools, National Association Board of Pharmacy (board directors education committee 1970-1975), Federation of Medical Boards (director continuing education committee 1972-1975), National Association Boards of Accounting (board directors education committee 1972-1975).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, baseball, boxing, football.


Married Eleanor Frances Huss, May 22, 1943. Children: Steven Elliott (deceased), Kenneth Charles, Randi Debra.

Wilhelm Wolf Willig

Jean Leah (Levine) Willig

Eleanor Frances Huss

Steven Elliott Willig (deceased)

Kenneth Charles Willig

Randi Debra Willig